Form 97-BB Doc
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 16:13:37 +0100 (BST)
From: daniel wilson <>
Subject: May 6, 1949, 2040 to 2130 hours, Camp Hood area, Texas
Cat: 1
To: Francis Ridge <>

<>Blue Book Unknown, Sparks catalog
UFO observation network using Army artillery observers (Ward?), established 2 days earlier, tracks its first object. (FOIA; Jan Aldrich)
Brilliant light seen approximately 4000 yards distant.
Witness: Lt. Mardell E. Ward, Hq. 14th A.F.A. Bn, Task Forces Commander
Apparent size of object: Half dollar held at arm's length
Color: Pinkish to green
Time in sight: 50 minutes
Speed: Very slow 
Altitude: Approximately 1200 ft. dropping to 440 feet.
Page ID (PID) :  MAXW-PBB6-122
Collection :  Maxwell Blue Book
Roll Description :  Project Blue Book Roll 6
Frames  122 - 123